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With over 7000 participants, the Mumbai Queer Azaadi March was a festive celebration that called for equal rights for the LGBT+ community.
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From a lucky draw of equal parts mob mentality and racism, a new victim is selected each week.
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Such incidents are objects of media attention, only when they are likely to lead to some dramatic outbreak, rather than using their power for spreading awareness and bringing justice. 
Plainclothes policemen escort an Indian teenager (head covered with towel) after he was sentenced at a juvenile court in New Delhi August 31, 2013. The Indian teenager was sentenced to three years in juvenile detention on Saturday for the December gang rape of a trainee physiotherapist, the first verdict in a case that sparked debate over whether India was too soft on young offenders. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee (INDIA - Tags: CRIME LAW TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTX132GG
Posted by YouthKiAwaaz in News

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that!
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When a mob turns violent, what could its members possibly be thinking? The recent attack on a Tanzanian woman in Bengaluru raises the question.
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Delhi's population, geography, coal powered thermal plants and diesel-powered vehicles combine to turn the city into a 'tandoor' for its inhabitants.
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This play has ample space for shimmer, foul-mouthed queens, and classic pelvic thrusts, but the one thing it closes its doors to is - gender conformity. 
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Politics impacts all aspects of our lives and, far from being the root of all evil, it is the best way to bring about positive change.
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In places like the North East where such issues get very less visibility, Pride becomes a platform for people to come together and stand in solidarity.
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Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that!
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If one needs to name the 'Pitamah Bhishma' of Astrophysics in today's India, there's only one name and he is none other than Prof. Jayant Vishnu Narlikar.
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India's first transgender modelling agency hopes to be about more than catwalks and glossy photographs, it hopes for visibility and economic opportunity.
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'Freedom Matters' takes you on a journey of hope and inspiration given the grave reality of the crime of human trafficking.
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Posted by Lipi Mehta in LGBT+

 Journalist Dhamini held a twitter chat with transwoman Nadika Nadja who identifies as a "non-binary non-binary person".
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Posted by YouthKiAwaaz in News

Social activist Sunitha Krishnan, a Padma Shri recipient this year, said she's faced 17 attacks in her life, and seen a colleague murdered in front of her.
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